Styles of Cast Aluminium Chimineas

The cast aluminium chiminea is one of the most popular and widely used chimineas these days. A mexican chimnea looks like a pot. It is made especially for outdoor use. Its design intends to protect the fire from rain. They are about thousands years old and were used not only for warmth, but also for baking and cooking. These chimineas were originally made with clay. Nowadays they are available in multiple materials such as iron, aluminium, and etc.

Cast Aluminum Chiminea

Cast Aluminum Chiminea

It’s good to note that an aluminium chiminea needs very less maintenance as compared to chiminea made with other materials. They are used in winters for warming up terraces, patios, gardens and decks. They are also useful in summers to keep away the mosquitoes.

The chiminea made up of aluminium are quite durable. They are considerably resistant to cracks, deform and rust. So they don’t need to be sanded or painted. They are light-weight and are easy to carry from place to place. They can also be taken along on outdoor trips.

The cast aluminum chiminea are a beautiful blend of beauty and functionality. They look too elegant and add to the grace of terrace or wherever placed. Most of the aluminium chimineas features a very intricate design which makes it look classic. Similarly the rain lid is also decorated that seems quite pleasant. It’s one of the major benefits is prevention of fire smouldering which can be caused by inadequate airflow.

Another good benefit is smokeless fire, which is not only good for you but also for your neighbours. Moreover, the chiminea is perfectly safe for the family as fire is enclosed in it.

There are a variety of designs, shape and sizes available in cast aluminum chiminea. The designs vary from antique to contemporary and etc.

Benefits to Cast Aluminum Chimineas

Following the same principle as a cast iron chiminea, melted aluminum is poured into a mold to create the base and chimney for the cast aluminum chiminea. You get a solid outdoor chiminea that withstands extremely high temperatures without cracking or warping.

Cast aluminum is not going to rust. While cast iron can rust if exposed to moisture, cast aluminum is used frequently in cookware and sheds water and ice without damage. You don’t need to season the metal before using.

You should keep in mind that cast iron is extremely heavy. So if you do have to move it, it’s going to take a few people. A cast aluminum outdoor chiminea is lightweight and easily moved by one person.

Blue Rooster Etruscan Cast Aluminum Chiminea

Blue Rooster Etruscan Aluminum Chiminea

Blue Rooster Etruscan Aluminum Chiminea

The Blue Rooster Company is a famous designer and manufacturer of Chiminea outdoor fireplaces. All of their Chiminea designs burn clean with little or no smoke, and the excellent qualities of cast aluminum construction ensures years of worry free use with very little maintenance.

The Etruscan Style Chiminea (ALCH028) handles up to 12″ fire logs and has an adjustable door on the bottom to adjust airflow. The mouth screen provides safety while allowing easy access for adding wood and roasting marshmallows. The Etruscan includes a hand tool for handling the mouth screen.


  • Model: ALCH028
  • Brand: Blue Rooster
  • Detailed Vine Design
  • Safe Single Opening Traditional Chiminea
  • Non-Rusting Solid Cast Aluminum Alloy
  • Decorative Removable Rain Lid
  • Neck Insert for Grilling
  • Carry Handles for Easy Arrangement
  • Cast Iron Bottom Grate to Support Fire
  • Weight: Approx. 30 lbs.


  • Height: 29″
  • Width: 15″

Blue Rooster Dragonfly Cast Aluminum Chiminea

This chimnea is ideal for backyard gatherings. A large, heavy cast aluminum chiminea, the Dragonfly style is a unique and functional outdoor fireplace design. This large chiminea handles full size fire logs and has an extra large mouth opening for full view of the fire. The hinged safety door provides easy access for adding wood and roasting marshmallows. If you prefer not to use wood, you can get a propane or natural gas conversion package.


  • Model: ALCH014
  • Brand: Blue Rooster
  • Detailed Dragonfly and Fern Design
  • Safe Single Opening Traditional Design
  • Decorative Removable Rain Lid
  • Removable Neck w/Grilling Area
  • Carry Handles for Easy Arrangement
  • Cast Iron Grill Insert
  • Cast Iron Bottom Grate to Support Fire
  • Hinged Mouth Spark Screen
  • Spark Arrestor Neck Insert
  • Burns clean with little or no smoke
  • Weight: Approx. 80 lbs


  • Height: 54″
  • Width: 23″

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